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David Siegel

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor
Senior Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP

Phone: 312.246.0318

Email: dsiegel@sidley.com

CV Link: Siegel CV


David Siegel is senior counsel in the Chicago Real Estate Group of Sidley Austin LLP who practiced as a partner for 18 years after joining the firm in 1994. David’s practice includes a broad range of real estate development, acquisition, disposition, leasing and land use transactions of many types, including utility acquisition, disposition, development and financing transactions; corporate headquarters leases and other office leasing; acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of industrial facilities and senior living centers; and real estate development matters including mixed-use developments, conference and learning centers, museums, and utility substations.

David also represents the firm in connection with its own internal leasing matters, runs the training program for Sidley’s U.S. Real Estate group, serves as a knowledge management partner for the group, and is a member of the firm’s committee on the mentoring of associates. He has served as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law for many years, where he lectures on the topic of real estate subdivisions and other land use matters, and has co-chaired and spoken at seminars addressing a wide variety of real estate law topics for organizations such as the Practising Law Institute, Law Seminars International and Lorman Education Services.


BA, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1991
JD, Harvard University, 1994

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